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  1. You could try:- https://www.facebook.com/groups/Classic.British.Vans/
  2. The American military used locking diffs on a few types of vehicle:- http://www.fourwheeler.com/how-to/transmission-drivetrain/1804-are-old-lockers-better-than-new/
  3. In 1935, Porsche commissioned the engineering firm ZF to design a limited-slip differential to improve performance.[citation needed] (from Wikipedia)
  4. 1943 Willys Jeep https://www.classiccarauctions.co.uk/value-my-classic-12398 The Warwickshire Event Centre near Leamington Spa, CV31 1XN. 7th December 2019 11:00
  5. Delivered new to The Admiralty in 1950 https://www.brightwells.com/lot-details/100012054 Thursday 28th November 2019
  6. The spelling should probably be grummet which a variation of grommet.
  7. At the same auction:- Land Rover Defender Wolf TUM HS Snatch 2B https://www.brightwells.com/lot-details/100012062 Leominster, Wednesday 27th November 2019, 11am
  8. Are you aware of this group? https://www.facebook.com/infanteriekarren/
  9. The cast and crew list:- https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8001092/fullcredits There are some amazing job descriptions, my favourite from the makeup department is "special animatronics baby effects designer and creator"
  10. MartinN Unable to see the engine model number, but if it is 'I' as per the Alaska Aviation Museum's one, the engine was made in July 1943. July's serial numbers run from 76259 to 78780 incl. with a total of 2521 produced, and yours being the 388th made, it would have been made in the first week of July.
  11. It may have been used to power a Teletypewriter TG-7-B The Alaska Aviation Museum has a Briggs & Statton engine powered Pioneer generator and a Teletype Model 15:- https://www.wy2.org/engines/engines-pe-77-d.php
  12. Assuming, that it is a Briggs & Statton, hopefully you will be able to find the engine date here:- https://www.flywheelers.com/pages/BobLearned/mdate1.htm
  13. Although not for specifically for "D" search "TM 11-903" for information on Power UNIT PE 77(*). There is even a hard copy for sale:- https://www.lwdparts.com/product/tm-11-903-power-unit-pe-77/
  14. J. M. Glauser & Sons Ltd. was a British manufacturer. They were contractors to the War Office, Air Ministry, Government of India, amongst others. The company was established in 1929 by Jean Maurice Glauser, a Naturalized British subject of Swiss origin. In 1938/39, due to the expansion in business, the company bought the old St. James's Laundry in Bensham Manor Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, and set up a new works (Bridge Buildings). A couple of years later, the company also took over the lease of shops at 349-351 Whitehorse Road, Croydon, where they set up their Head Office. J.M. Glauser & Sons' scope of production also included equipment such as Braillewriters for the Royal National Institute for the Blind. The company was wound up in 1956 when the founder retired. Copied from:- https://www.compassmuseum.com/diverstext/profiles.htm#GLAUSER Also made the Stenotype Braillewriter:- https://sites.aph.org/museum/collections/featured/mechanical-braille-writers/jm-glauser-stenotype-braillewriter/ The one in the image and variations, are the WW2 stereoscopes that are usually seen in films and documentaries, so it probably is rare. The image is from the icehouse at Hughenden Manor.
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